Texas with a Little Something Extra
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Beaumont Events

There's always something big happening in Beaumont, Texas! With our well-known fairs and festivals, each change of season offers another must-see event. And when it comes to food & shopping, we get serious. We don't like to brag or anything, but our food is worth planning an event around - which is why we have food festivals for all of our favorite dishes in southeast Texas. Beaumont also has an eclectic mix of museums that celebrate everything from art to energy. Our quirky-ness is portrayed throughout these museums that offer a variety of arts & culture exhibits and events. Parents, the kids will love Free Family Arts Day offered quarterly by the Art Museum of Southeast Texas. Plenty of other events just for kids can be found happening year 'round as well.

In Beaumont, we tend to do things a little bigger than other places in Texas. That's especially true of the performing arts you'll find here. Spread throughout the city are world-class concert halls, theaters and arenas that bring the best in performing arts to Beaumont. These same great facilities, along with nightlife hotspots, also support a host of live entertainment acts that can be enjoyed regularly.

Fan-friendly Beaumont has a true love for the game. From watching the Lamar University Cardinals football team bring home a win, to experiencing the hard-hitting action of the Spindletop Roller Girls roller derby team, there are plenty of sporting events to be found in Beaumont. Beaumont may owe its prosperity to oil, but it's not the only natural resources we're blessed to have. With dense forests, sandy beaches and shallow wetlands, southeast Texas is overflowing with outdoor activities. So what are you waiting for? Get yourself down to Beaumont, and experience Texas with a little something extra! 

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Celia Eberle: In the Garden of Ozymandias Exhibition

November 23, 2014 – January 04, 2015

Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Sunday, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm.
Free admission. Suggested donation, $2.

Art Museum of Southeast Texas
500 Main St.
Beaumont, TX 77701
409-832-3432
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In the Garden of Ozymandias, includes a selection of Celia Eberle's surreal mixed media sculpture of diverse and mesmerizing materials highlighting the basic nature of the human experience. Her media, which include animal bones, wire, marble, jasper, agate, wood, coral, brass, newsprint, cardboard and other found objects communicate the artist's quirky imagination with technical proficiency in a myriad of materials. For over two decades, she has drawn on an expanded concept of explanatory... more

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Dornith Doherty: Oasis Exhibition

November 23, 2014 – January 04, 2015

Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Sunday, 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm.
Free admission. Suggested donation, $2.

Art Museum of Southeast Texas
500 Main St.
Beaumont, TX 77701
409-832-3432
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This exhibition documents two international seed banks with microscopic precision and ethereal beauty. Focusing on x-rays at seed bank facilities where research is conducted and routinely used for viability assessments of accessioned seeds, Doherty documents and subsequently collages the seeds and tissue samples that are maintained in these research collections. The amazing visual power of magnified x-ray images, which springs from the technology's ability to record what is invisible to... more

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Finding Light: Works on Paper by Rob Clark in Café Arts

November 23, 2014 – January 18, 2015

Monday - Friday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Saturday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm. Sunday, 12:00 noon - 5:00 pm.
Suggested donation, $2.

Art Museum of Southeast Texas
500 Main St.
Beaumont, TX 77701
409-832-3432
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Much of Rob Clark's work from the years has been derived by exploring paper as the light source with a carving away process to permit the light to define the work. This includes works in ink, pencil and water color which are included in this show. Most of the work is figurative and consistently part a story connection: mentor, family, friend, and ten second interactions on the street......sometimes the story is obvious while others are private. Clark's grandfather was a pastor and story telle... more

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Flowering Pages: Illuminated Books of Hours

November 23, 2014 – January 10, 2015

Tuesday - Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Last tour, 4:00 pm.
Adults, $6. Seniors (65+), Students (w/ID) & Youth (10-17), $5. Children (4-9), $2. Members, Free.

Stark Museum of Art
712 Green Ave
Orange, TX 77630
409-886-2787
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Guests will have the rare opportunity to see an exhibition of imagery contained in hand-crafted prayer books from the 15th and 16th centuries. This exhibit will be on view October 7, 2014 through January 10, 2015, and will highlight the significant ways in which flowers were used as symbols, decoration or part of a story.   Also on View: Women, Art & Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise. The Newcomb Potter Enterprise is a traveling exhibition that highlights the extraor... more

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Kountze Big Thicket Trade Days

November 23, 2014

Parking, $2.

Kountze Trade Days Center
960 No. Pine Street
Kountze, TX 77625
409-880-5667
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Kountze Big Thicket Trade Days is held the 4th weekend of each month at the Kountze Trade Days Center, located off of Hwy 69 North next door to the Super 8 Motel in Kountze, TX. With over 250 vendors, Kountze Trade Days offers all types of treasures! With plenty of food vendors also on hand, you can enjoy the best in festival & fair style foods as you browse & shop. Handicapped walkways with asphalt make wheelchairs and stroller pushing a breeze.  

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Lamar Opera Theatre Presents: Opera Scenes

November 23, 2014

Friday & Saturday, 7:30 pm. Sunday, 2:30 pm.
$10

Rothwell Recital Hall at Lamar University
4400 S M L King Jr Pkwy
Beaumont, TX 77710
409-880-8144
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Oliver! The Musical

November 23, 2014 – December 06, 2014

Evening Performances, 7:30 pm. Matinee, 2:00 pm.

Betty Greenberg Center for the Performing Arts
4155 Laurel Ave
Beaumont, TX 77707
409-833-4664
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"Oliver! The Musical" is an iconic musical based on Charles Dickens' novel, "Oliver Twist". It includes such popular songs as "Food, Glorious Food," "You've Got To Pick A Pocket Or Two," "As Long As He Needs Me," and the rousing tavern song "Oom Pah, Pah." Classic characters in the show include the orphan boy, Oliver, the Artful Dodger, the wily Fagin, and the villain, Bill Sikes. The perfect family entertainment, "Oliver! The Mu... more

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Photos with Santa

November 23, 2014 – December 24, 2014

Monday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 9:00 pm. Sunday, Noon - 6:00 pm.

Parkdale Mall
6155 Eastex Frwy.
Beaumont, TX 77706
409-898-2222
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Santa Claus is available for visits and photos at Parkdale Mall's Sunken Court. Visits with Santa are available daily through Christmas Eve. Please note that Santa does take breaks throughout the day to “feed his reindeer” and that he leaves Parkdale Mall on December 24 at 6:00 pm.

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Reflecting the Times: Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau and Art Deco

November 23, 2014 – March 07, 2015

Tuesday - Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Last tour, 4:00 pm.
Adults, $6. Seniors (65+), Youth (10-17), & Students, $5. Members, Free.

W.H. Stark House, Carriage House
610 Main Street
Orange, TX 77630
409-883-0871
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Visit The W.H. Stark House Carriage House for a new, special exhibition Reflecting the Times, which highlights the key components of three important art movements of the early 20th century - Arts & Crafts, Art Nouveau and Art Deco. These art movements are reflected in architecture, jewelry, pottery, clothing and graphic design and the collection of Miriam Lutcher Stark represents these movements and the blending of these styles.

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Sacred Art: An Exhibition of Local Spirituality

November 23, 2014 – November 29, 2014

Wednesday - Saturday, 11:00 am - 3:00 pm.

Beaumont Art League
2675 Gulf Street
Beaumont, TX 77703
409-833-4179
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Arist Prospectus: An exploration of Sacred Art from various world cultures. This exhibition showcases the diversity of Southeast Texas artists from various cultural backgrounds. Entries reflect spirituality and sacred religious customs from all denominations and religions/non-religions with a focus on education and an emphasis on historical significance.  Opening Reception: Saturday, November 8, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm. 

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The Glass Menagerie

November 23, 2014

Friday & Saturday, 7:30 pm. Sunday, 2:30 pm.
Adults, $10. Students & Seniors, $8. LSC-PA Students, free with ID.

Lamar State College Port Arthur Performing Arts Center
1500 Procter St
Port Arthur, TX 77642
409-984-6111
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Lamar State College Port Arthur students in the Stagecraft Class are putting on the Tennessee Williams classic "The Glass Menagerie" for three shows Nov. 21-23 in the Main Theater in the Sam and Linda Monroe Performing Arts Center.

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Untitled Exhibition

November 23, 2014 – November 29, 2014

Tuesday - Saturday, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Art Studio, Inc.
720 Franklin
Beaumont, TX 77701
409-838-5393
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With the rise of digital photography, it seems everyone can lay claim to being a photographer. But a dedicated minority has gathered to explore a process that is more hands on. The Art Studio, Inc. Darkroom Friends is a group who have joined together to develop and print photographs the old fashioned way, using film and chemistry in a real darkroom. The group will present the fruits of their labors in the exhibition "Untitled," opening November 1, and on display through Novembe... more

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Women, Art and Social Change: The Newcomb Pottery Enterprise

November 23, 2014 – January 03, 2015

Tuesday - Saturday, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Last tour, 4:00 pm.
Adults, $6. Seniors (65+), Students (w/ID) & Youth (10-17), $5. Children (4-9), $2. Members, Free.

Stark Museum of Art
712 Green Ave
Orange, TX 77630
409-886-2787
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Organized by the Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University and SITES, Women, Art and Social Change: The Newcomb Potter Enterprise is a traveling exhibition that highlights the extraordinary variety and quality of work that sprang from the simple guiding principles of Newcomb: beautiful, hand-made, utilitarian objects decorated with the indigenous flora and fauna of the Gulf South, easily recognizable as the products of a single enterprise. Drawing from public an dprivate collections, the Exhibition... more

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Clifton Steamboat Museum Mondays

November 24, 2014

Every Monday
8:30 am - 11:00 am
Adults, $5. Seniors (65+) & Children, $4.

Clifton Steamboat Museum
8727 Fannett Rd
Beaumont, TX 77705
409-842-3162
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Join us for Museum Mondays for a tour of the Clifton Steamboat Museum. A visit to the Clifton Steamboat Museum is an opportunity to relive the spirit of history honoring our military and civilian heroes. The first floor galleries bring life to the Wars fought in Southeast Texas and Louisiana, Steamboat era, as well as the World arena. The upper art galleries feature original bronze sculptures, Native American artists, wildlife, and frontier painting from famous artists including John J... more

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Lunch at the Lake

November 24, 2014

Every Monday
11:00 am - 2:00 pm

The Event Centre
700 Crockett Street
Beaumont, TX 77701
409-838-3435

We'll provide the food, seating, and scenery. You choose lunch from one of our onsite mobile food vendors, or bring a menu item from your favorite local eatery. Previous offerings include burgers & fries, gumbo, sandwiches, pizza, tacos, cupcakes & desserts, BBQ, boudain & po-boys.

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